Imperial Valley News Center
Former Owner of Medical Equipment Supply Company Sentenced in $3.5 Million Medicare and Medi-Cal Fraud Scheme
Los Angeles, California - The former owner of Ezcor Medical Supply was sentenced to serve 97 months in prison for her role in a fraud scheme that resulted in $3.5 million in fraudulent claims to Medicare and Medi-Cal.
Salton City, California - El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 86 checkpoint arrested a man suspected of drug smuggling more than 19 pounds of cocaine hidden in his vehicle’s rear axle transfer case on Wednesday.
Laredo, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the agency responsible for securing U.S. ports of entry and international borders, is accepting applications nationwide for CBP officer positions at some air, land, and sea ports on the Southwest border and other select locations. The announcement will be open through July 19 or until 12,000 applications are received.
Washington, DC - Justice Department spokesperson Melanie Newman regarding recent church fires across five states:
San Francisco, California - A former DEA agent pleaded guilty Wednesday to extortion, money laundering and obstruction of justice, which he committed while working as an undercover agent investigating Silk Road, an online marketplace used to facilitate the purchase and sale of illegal drugs and other contraband.
Four Individuals Charged for Importing and Trafficking Counterfeit Apple and Sony Technology into the United States
Washington, DC - Four individuals were arraigned today in Newark, New Jersey, based on charges for allegedly smuggling counterfeit Sony Camcorders, Apple iPhones, iPads and iPods, from China for sale in the United States, announced Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman of the District of New Jersey, Acting Special Agent in Charge Kevin Kelly of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in Newark and Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli.
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